Tech Wreck Tuesday #20: You Have to Turn It “On”

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Are you a sprinkler or a dunker? I’m referring to your church’s baptismal practices, by the way. We’re “dunkers.” For us, baptism has always meant “full immersion,” a deep plunging under water.

Funny thing about water: sometimes, it’s cold. If you’re an old school dunker, you might be saying, “I’ll tell you about cold water, boy. I was baptized in a cow pond.” Or maybe I’m wrong. Maybe it was a “swimming hole.” Either way, from what I hear, old people were often baptized in disgusting pond water, which was cold more often than not.

Thankfully, technology has allowed us to built giant bath tubs called “baptistries” where we can dunk people in clean, heated water. Most of the time.

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KidCheck’s New Mobile Child Check-In App

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Having a secure children’s check-in system is an essential element in providing a safe place for kids and peace of mind for parents. But yet many child check-in systems can be overwhelming and difficult to use, making it hard for both parents and organizations using these systems. That’s why systems like KidCheck is such a solid […]

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3 Essentials to Shoot Amazing iPhone Photos

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Over 60 million photos uploaded to Instagram on the average day. Whoa. The advent of digital photography and the camera phone has created a flood of pictures never before seen in history. How many photos are on your phone right now? Go ahead and check. I’ll wait. You’ve probably got a couple hundred. Now the hard question: How many […]

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Build Your Influence with a Social Media Kingpin

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Whatever your goals are in life, increasing your influence plays a crucial role. Without the ability to influence the actions, behaviors and beliefs of others we can never hope to change the world. One of the best steps you can take to increase your influence is to connect with other influencers. I recently had the […]

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Sparrow — My New Favorite Gmail Desktop App

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First, I tried Inky. Then, Postbox. And now, I’ve given Sparrow a few weeks to prove itself. For those that may have missed my previous reviews (here and here), I’ve been trying to get my email under control so it no longer controls me. I’ve had a few things in mind as I try them […]

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How Many Android Browsers Are There?

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As a web developer I’m used to testing sites on a range of different systems and browsers. There’s of course the good old desktop and laptops with many a different browser and screen size. However, it’s mobile when things get really interesting… With iOS there’s a few different sizes and browsers bit Apple have kept […]

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10 Signs You Are Failing As A Church Blogger

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The idea of creating a list of do’s and dont’s is not very appealing. Honestly, the very thought of parroting something that has already been said online is actually revolting for me. My heart does not reach for any old bloggers, but for the church to do blogging well. Instead, I’d like to share with […]

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Working on My Novel

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I don’t know if I want to laugh or cry. Working On My Novel is a book written by Corey Arcangel on the difficult process of — as I am sure you can imagine — writing a novel. It is a collection of tweets from the many aspiring writers. Some funny, others sad, but all coming […]

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How-To Talk to Church Tech [Video]

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Don’t let the look of fear in the church tech’s eyes (pictured above) make you think that these tips for talking with church techies won’t make life easier. In fact, if you are a church tech, you may want to consider sharing this — it’s sure to help.

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